Monday, January 9, 2012

Oh Bah!

So, there I was... all girded for the brain radiaition.  I had two prayers ready to go, and I'd had my happy pill....and thank the goddess I only took ONE.  Alas, the computer was down.. no brain radiation for me today, just the leg.. and a happy time it was, too!  Oh yes, the happy pills work WONDERFULLY!

But, I did see my PCP, Dr. Ramaswamy who is working frantically on getting my insurance company to fill my prescription for Ondansetron, AKA Phenergan, the best of the anti-nauseas.  I have a couple of Compazine here, also generic, but it doesn't work as well.  My BP was a tad low at 98/65, but that happens with cancer sometimes.  Just have to make sure I'm not bleeding internally somewhere.  I see no signs of that. :)

And I saw Dr. Ono, who is concerned about my skin getting burned due to the high intensity of this 16 round thigh zap.  Well, so far, my skin looks fine.  I had 28 days of zappage on my chest, and though it fried me interiorly, my skin fared well.

Thursday I'll see my Medical Oncologist, Dr. Fastenberg, and I know he'll be wanting to pop me on some hideously toxic chemo regimen.  But hey, I've done it before... ad nauseum... sorry .... and I can do it again.

And there you have it, the exciting life of a cancer-filled woman, trying her damdest to not let it take over her world, but it is... and I will deal with it.

Love and hugs to all. :D

1 comment:

  1. A girls gotta do what a girls gotta do I suppose. I do not know how you have the fortitude for it all, it would have done me in a long time ago.

    I wish you nothing but healing thoughts and good wishes that you continue to keep on keeping on.
    Take it easy girlfriend
    Fay in the family room

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